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Posted in thread: I'm placing an order for great beers of the midwest. on 02-17-2014 at 12:22 AM
+1 to Three Floyd's - their scotch ale is delicious.Anything from Great Lakes in Cleveland. The
porter Edmund Fitzgerald is great. So is Elliott Ness their amber lager. The Dortmunder as
Posted in thread: Easy Wheat Recipe, Thoughts? on 02-17-2014 at 12:11 AM
Anything else laying around the house? The Munich malt doesn't need to be mashed so steeping
will work just fine. You will make beer. What's your estimated OG?
Posted in thread: Base for a Chocolate Porter on 02-11-2014 at 11:20 PM
When I used to BIAB, I never once used any extract other than light. You have so much more
control over your beer if you steep your dark grains. That being said, this is your beer. If
you want it to h...
Posted in thread: Aggressive Yeast/Bottle Bomb on 02-09-2014 at 10:04 PM
Yeah I misunderstood your question. My suggestion would create bottle bombs. Why don't you want
to wait until fermentation is complete before you bottle? Also what's your estimated abv?
Posted in thread: Taste Difference on 02-06-2014 at 03:17 AM
Nah, it was probably a sanitation issue. Hopefully it was just that bottle.
Posted in thread: Stick-on thermometer. Does it measure beer temp, room temp, or combination? on 02-06-2014 at 03:12 AM
I've heard it should be within 1 or 2 degrees of the temperature inside the fermenter. But
someone may tell you otherwise.
Posted in thread: If beer bottles are brown, why is my glass carboy clear? on 02-06-2014 at 03:11 AM
You got it. Cover it with a towel or stick it somewhere that's always dark. The light will make
Posted in thread: Aggressive Yeast/Bottle Bomb on 02-05-2014 at 02:30 AM
Add dry American ale yeast when you prime/bottle. Or another yeast that won't affect the
Posted in thread: Base for a Chocolate Porter on 02-03-2014 at 10:19 PM
you're going to need more dark grains. I would do half a pound of the chocolate and half a
pound of the midnight wheat. As far as working with chocolate, I don't have any experience so I
would only be...
Posted in thread: Fermentation filled airlock-contaminated? on 02-03-2014 at 10:04 PM
Thanks guys! The rest of fermentation went fine. Hopefully, I was just worrying too much.